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Celebrating National Sleep Week

It’s the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep Awareness Week, a time to reflect on the importance of sleep. Sleep Week concludes with a large disruption to our sleep: Spring Forward. The original intent behind Daylight Savings was to save energy during World War I. On average, Americans lose 13 minutes of sleep that night, totaling over 74 million hours of sleep for the entire country.

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Jawbone Announces UP3 Shipping Dates

We are pleased to announce customer availability dates for UP3, our newest, multi-sensor tracker. We sincerely apologize for the delay and frustration that this has caused, and we are deeply grateful for the patience and continued support of our customers. UP3 is currently in mass production and will begin shipping on April 20th to all US customers who have pre-ordered from Jawbone.com.

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Valentine’s Day

Boxes of chocolate overwhelming drugstores can only mean one thing. It’s Valentine’s Day! Whether cupid’s arrow points squarely at your heart, or whether you see February 14th as a strange day proliferated with chalk-tasting heart-shaped candy, it’s certainly a day that celebrates the finest in life: food.
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Inspiring Behavior Change at the Group Level

If you’re managing a team, company or organization, you – like many other team leaders and HR professionals – are likely trying to inspire healthier behaviors within your group. Increasingly, we see companies investing in healthier food options, organizing lunch-hour walks and subsidizing gym memberships and wellness perks. While these investments are well-intentioned, how can we know if they’re effective? Can we measure the collective lifestyle improvements across a team?

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How ‘UP for Groups’ Got Our Whole Company Moving

Last spring when my employer, Metaswitch Networks (a cloud computing and communications software company), decided to launch a wellness program, myself and the rest of the Human Resources team were tasked with figuring out where to start. Many companies today are offering their employees biometric screenings, healthier food options in the kitchen or even subsidized lunches, but because the team at Metaswitch is geographically dispersed across the US, we struggled with finding a program that could be valuable for every employee.

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